Emily Dickinson

Dec. 10, 1830 - May 15, 1886


The Outlet

by Emily Dickinson

My river runs to thee:
Blue sea, wilt welcome me?

My river waits reply.
Oh sea, look graciously!

I'll fetch thee brooks
From spotted nooks, --

Say, sea,
Take me!


Copyright 1890
Little, Brown, And Company, Boston